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Write to Win!

Writing competitions are a great way to strengthen your research and writing skills...and perhaps even win a cash prize! If you have any questions about the contests below, please contact Katie Rolfes at


National Law Review Writing Competition-Articles submitted monthly.

17th Annual Student Tax Challenge (team approach), sponsored by the American Bar Association.  Submission deadline: November 6, 2017.

Securities Law Writing Competition, sponsored by the Association of Securities and Exchange Commission Alumni.  Submission deadline: November 10, 2017.

Reeves Law Group Scholarship - Submission deadline: December 15, 2017.

Family Law Writing Competition, sponsored by The Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra and the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts.  Entry forms must be received by: February 1, 2018.

Richard D. Cudahy Writing Competition - Submission deadline: February 4, 2018.

Constance Baker Motley National Student Writing Competition-Submission deadline: February 12, 2018.

Tax Analysts 2018 Student Writing Competition - Submission deadline: May 31, 2018.

The ABA Student Law Division also maintains a list of writing and essay contests on its website.

Happy writing!